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- GHF2006 – PS03 – Most Neglected Diseases on Alternative Approaches to New Drug Development: Two R&D Initiatives
- GHF2006 – PS11 – Public-Private Partnerships: Beneficial or Undermining? on From Basic Research to Drug Delivery: When are PPPS Needed?
- Mako on Children’s Health in Ecologically Polluted Regions: Georgia
- DR: Sohair Abdulla on Adherence to the Diabetics and Hypertensive Treatment Guidelines for Health Workers in Health Facilities: Ibadan, Nigeria
- Hein39 on Affordable Diabetes Care: Cambodia
Posted on 09/12/2011 | 1 CommentWith Diabetes leading the exponential increase of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), innovative and effective solutions are becoming urgent to tackle the challenge of diseases that require long-term care, and for the patient to actively participate in the disease management. The growing burden of NCDs, with the crying lack of healthcare personnel in low and-middle income countries (LMIC) creates a complex issue while limited means are available. This situation led to the creation of a diabetes education and support platform fully carried trough SMS, allowing information to reach thousands of patients and providing a reliable channel to ask questions about diabetes.
Posted on 18/11/2011 | No CommentsRecurrence of cardiovascular events and mortality remain high after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but despite guidelines recommending pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions, up to 30% of patients stop their treatment either partially or totally early with a significant increase in one year mortality. The ELIPS programme is a Geneva driven Swiss multicentric project to improve the prevention of cardiovascular event recurrence after acute coronary syndromes.This multi-level secondary prevention programme targets the treatment of multiple cardiovascular risk factors of patients after an ACS. It is multidimensional because its interventions target not only patients, but also health care providers and the overall health care system with an aim to increase prescription rates of proven efficacious medication, promote lifestyle changes, and ultimately decrease mortality and ACS recurrence.
Posted on 01/11/2011 | No CommentsBangladesh, one of the poorest nation in the world, is witnessing an alarming increase of chronic diseases among its population. This study describes a community based and targeted behavior change intervention which engages people with chronic condition in the process of forming and running local clubs for prevention and management of disease.
Posted on 15/10/2011 | No CommentsKissito Healthcare has designed an unique collaborative model, the Collaborative Patient Care Pathway Model (CPCP) which aims to deliver quality patient-centered care, greater continuity of care and improved patient outcomes at a reduced cost in the United States of America.